412, 2019

How Fatti’s tech helps mall managers

The holy grail of every mall owner is to understand what shoppers want. The continuous search for this intelligence has led to the birth of Fatti, a company that has provided behavioural analytics to numerous landlords over the past five years. For the first time ever, landlords, property managers, mall-marketing and strategic teams are geared with a vast amount of valuable data about their consumers, enabling data-driven decision-making. At the end of the day the retail industry should work towards one common goal – creating higher shopability in the South African market, motivating shoppers to visit more malls, enter more [...]

212, 2019

Designer planters for The Club

Award-winning designer Joe Paine has carved a unique niche for himself with his innovative and absolutely gorgeous vessels for growing and displaying pot plants… and some of his latest work can be seen at The Club. We quizzed the design superstar on the whys and hows. You are a qualified industrial designer, right? What turned you on to this quite unexpected niche of creating edgy pot-plant containers? Yes indeed, I finished my studies in 2004. I started designing for plants in 2008, when I noticed that there were no planters on the market. Plants are nature's works of art and [...]

2711, 2019

News from the coolest mall in Africa!

Mall of Africa has defied the tough economic climate in the country by continuing to offer a thrilling shopping environment that has seen it winning several awards in the year it also celebrated its third birthday. Atterbury asset manager Heloise van Niekerk shares some of the good news and festive season plans at Africa’s coolest mall… Let’s start by hearing more about those awards – please share details! The Sunday Times Generation Next Awards polls more than 12 000 young people across South Africa, and Mall of Africa was named the Coolest Mall for 2019, the second year in a row. [...]

2511, 2019

New convenience centre to open at Atterbury’s landmark Richmond Park development in April 2020

A R113m new convenience retail centre will open at Atterbury’s Richmond Park development, the site of the biggest land restitution in the Western Cape, in April 2020. Adding to the superb convenience of this Cape Town business park, the new 6,500m2 Richmond Corner will feature much-loved names like Pick n Pay, Woolworths Food, Clicks, Vide e Café and Burger King and KFC drive-throughs among its 20 shops. Epitomising convenience, Richmond Corner is located on the highly visible corner of Plattekloof and Tygerberg Valley roads, right at the N7 highway off-ramp. It will have three different access and egress points, making [...]

1111, 2019

Jewel City – polishing its facets

In the city centre of Johannesburg Atterbury’s vibrant new Jewel City live, work, play precinct has been steadily rising over the last year. Development manager Derrick Pautz gives a behind the scenes peek. Please update us about the progress of the different buildings on the site – it has been a very fast process, what has happened since the beginning of 2019? Our first residential building, The Diamond, is nearing completion with the first residents moving in on the fifth and sixth floors on 1 December. The remainder of the building will be ready for residents by February 2020. The residential new build, [...]

2410, 2019

Countdown to opening day for Bo’Valon

Excitement is mounting in the village of Mahebourg on the island paradise of Mauritius, where Atterbury’s brand-new Bo’Valon Mall, which is being developed with EnAtt, is getting ready to welcome shoppers through its doors on 21 November. Development manager Pieter Olivier shares the latest details. It has been a whirlwind of construction as the new mall took just about a year to build. What in your mind has been the most exciting/challenging phase of the project and why? As with any retail development the last three months are usually the most challenging. During this period tenants commence with their shop-fitting installations and the [...]

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